Pirelli 2015 Motorsport activities

Pirelli LogoBurton upon Trent, January 8, 2015 – Pirelli’s 2015 UK motorsport activities, which were confirmed today at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham, straddle four key disciplines: single-seaters, saloon cars, sports and GT cars and rallying.

While all Pirelli motorsport tyres are designed in Milan and manufactured in Izmit, Turkey, the company operates a Read more of this post

BRDC F4 News: PIRELLI AND BRDC FORMULA 4

Pirelli LogoBurton upon Trent, January 8, 2015 – Pirelli has entered into an exciting new agreement with BRDC F4 creator and promoter MotorSport Vision to supply the MSV F4-013 cars with bespoke P Zero tyres from 2015, revealed today at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham.

These tyres have been developed specifically for junior single-seater racing by Pirelli engineers in Milan and incorporate learning from Pirelli’s participation in Formula One and feeder categories GP2 and GP3. The tyres will be Read more of this post

BRDC F4 News: BRDC F4 selects Formula 1’s tyre supplier, Pirelli

BRDC F4 LogoThe BRDC Formula 4 Championship, the UK’s leading single-seater motor-racing series, has agreed a new technical partnership with motorsport’s premier tyre manufacturer Pirelli, it was announced today at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham. All BRDC F4 cars will run on bespoke Pirelli P Zero tyres from 2015, moving BRDC F4 to the same tyre supplier as the GP3, GP2, and F1 championships. Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi Test, Day 2 – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Abu Dhabi test: November 25-26, 2014

PIRELLI’S 2015 TYRES MAKE THEIR DEBUT
NO DEDICATED PIRELLI DAYS AT THE FINAL TEST OF YEAR
WEHRLEIN SETS FASTEST TIME ON DAY TWO USING SUPERSOFT

Abu Dhabi, November 26, 2014 – At the final in-season test of the year, held straight after the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Pirelli’s 2015 tyres were seen for the first time – although there were no dedicated Pirelli test days, with each team concentrating on its own independent programme. Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Race
LEWIS HAMILTON CLAIMS HIS FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE WITH PIRELLI TYRES AFTER WINNING IN ABU DHABI
DIFFERENT STRATEGIES SET UP A GRANDSTAND FINISH BETWEEN HAMILTON AND FELIPE MASSA
DANIEL RICCIARDO CLAIMS FOURTH AFTER STARTING FROM PITLANE HELPED BY ALTERNATIVE STRATEGY

Abu Dhabi, November 23, 2014 – Lewis Hamilton claimed the second drivers’ championship of his career but his first Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Qualifying – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Qualifying

NICO ROSBERG CLAIMS POLE FOR CHAMPIONSHIP DECIDER ON P ZERO RED SUPERSOFT TYRES
TWO-STOP STRATEGY MOST LIKELY: THREE-STOP SPRINT STRATEGY IS ALSO POSSIBLE
TRACK TEMPERATURES IN EXCESS OF 30 DEGREES, EVEN IN THE EVENING

Abu Dhabi, November 22, 2014 – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Practice – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Practice Sessions

PERFORMANCE GAP OF AROUND 1.2 SECONDS BETWEEN SOFT AND SUPERSOFT COMPOUNDS SO FAR
FALLING TRACK TEMPERATURES IN FP2 CLOSELY REPRESENTATIVE OF THE RACE: HAMILTON FASTEST ON SUPERSOFT
A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT STRATEGIES ARE POSSIBLE FOR THE GRAND PRIX

Abu Dhabi, November 21, 2014 – The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix starts in the late afternoon and ends in the evening, Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Preview – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoAbu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview, November 20-23, 2014

SOFT AND SUPERSOFT FOR THE FINAL GRAND PRIX OF THE SEASON
SMOOTH ASPHALT AND 90-DEGREE CORNERS FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP DECIDER, WITH DOUBLE POINTS ON OFFER
TWO-DAY TEST FOLLOWING THE GRAND PRIX

Milan, November 17, 2014 – The final grand prix of the season will take place in Abu Dhabi, using the soft and Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Brazilian GP Race – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Brazilian Grand Prix – Race

TOP SIX FINISHERS USE THREE-STOP STRATEGY IN BRAZIL: RAIKKONEN STOPS TWICE
HOTTEST TRACK TEMPERATURES IN RECENT HISTORY AT INTERLAGOS, COMBINED WITH NEW ASPHALT, PROVIDE A BIG CHALLENGE FOR TYRES IN FIRST STINT
CLOSE TACTICAL BATTLE BETWEEN MERCEDES DRIVERS FOR VICTORY

Sao Paulo, November 9, 2014 – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has closed the gap in the drivers’ championship to his team mate Lewis Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Brazilian GP Qualifying – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Brazilian Grand Prix – Qualifying

FASTEST EVER POLE POSITION AT INTERLAGOS FOR NICO ROSBERG ON THE P ZERO YELLOW SOFT TYRES
WARM AND CLOUDY CONDITIONS FOR QUALIFYING: RAIN SHOWERS EXPECTED FOR THE RACE
THREE STOPS THEORETICALLY FASTEST RACE STRATEGY: TWO STOPS MORE LIKELY IN ORDER TO AVOID TRAFFIC

Sao Paulo, November 8, 2014 – Nico Rosberg’s pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix, using the P Zero Yellow soft tyres, was the fastest-ever pole lap ever seen in the 41-year history of Interlagos. Rosberg set a fastest time of 1m10.023s in the final qualifying Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Brazilian GP Practice – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice Sessions

TRACK EVOLUTION AN IMPORTANT FACTOR AT INTERLAGOS
MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES SEPARATED BY 0.8-1.0 SECONDS
VERY HOT WEATHER TODAY: RAIN STILL A POSSIBILITY FOR REST OF WEEKEND

Sao Paulo, November 7, 2014 – Track evolution proved to be the defining characteristic of the first day of running at the famous Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Race – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 United States Grand Prix – Race
HAMILTON AND ROSBERG FIRST AND SECOND USING IDENTICAL TWO STOP STRATEGIES
VETTEL CLIMBS FROM PIT LANE TO SEVENTH BY USING INNOVATIVE TYRE TACTICS
WIDE RANGE OF STRATEGIES THROUGHOUT THE GRAND PRIX

Austin, November 2, 2014 – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton used a two-stop strategy to seal victory from second place on the grid at the United States Grand Prix and ensure that only he or his team mate Nico Rosberg will win the 2014 drivers’ title. Hamilton’s 32nd victory means that he is now fifth on the list of Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Qualifying – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 United States Grand Prix – Qualifying
POLE POSITION IN UNITED STATES IS 0.3 SECONDS FASTER THAN LAST YEAR
SOFT TYRE DELIVERS POLE FOR NICO ROSBERG IN COOL CONDITIONS
THREE STOPS THEORETICALLY THE FASTEST STRATEGY FOR THE GRAND PRIX
Austin, November 1, 2014 – Using the P Zero Yellow soft tyres, Nico Rosberg set a pole position time at the Circuit of the Americas that was three tenths of a second faster than last year’s pole. Rosberg’s time of 1m36.067s, set right at the end of Q3, comfortably eclipsed the 1m36.338s pole position time in 2013, when the cars had bigger engines and more downforce. Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Practice – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2014 United States Grand Prix – Practice Sessions
VARIABLE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FOR UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX WEEKEND
PERFORMANCE GAP OF 1.3 SECONDS BETWEEN MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES
HAMILTON FASTEST ON BOTH COMPOUNDS IN FREE PRACTICE
Austin, October 31, 2014 – The Circuit of the Americas is all about variety: both in terms of the demands placed upon the tyres throughout the lap and the weather conditions expected during the course of each day, as well as the weekend as a whole.
Between the first and second free practice sessions, ambient and track temperatures rose by six and 16 degrees centigrade Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Preview – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoUnited States Grand Prix Preview: Austin, October 30–November 2, 2014

MEDIUM AND SOFT P ZERO TYRES FOR THE CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS
A MIXTURE OF LONG STRAIGHTS AND TECHNICAL CORNERS AT ONE OF THE NEWEST VENUES ON THE FORMULA ONE CALENDAR
FINAL BACK-TO-BACK RACES OF THE YEAR, AS THE TEAMS THEN HEAD STRAIGHT TO BRAZIL

Milan, October 27, 2014 – The Circuit of the Americas in Texas is one of the newest venues on the Formula One calendar, having been Read more of this post